Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, WA (Chelan PUD); Notice of Settlement Agreement, Soliciting Comments, and New Procedural Schedule, 16148 [E6-4593]

Download as PDF 16148 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 61 / Thursday, March 30, 2006 / Notices If you have any questions about the Coast Guard’s safety and security assessment or its Letter of Recommendation process, contact Lieutenant Andy Meyers or Charlie Johnson at Marine Safety Unit Savannah, (912) 652–4353 or (912) 652– 4180 (fax). In addition, the FERC now offers a free service called eSubscription that allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. To register for this service, go to http://www.ferc.gov/ esubscribenow.htm. Public meetings or site visits will be posted on the Commission’s calendar located at http://www.ferc.gov/ EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Finally, SNG has established an Internet Web site for this project at http://www.elba3.com. The Web site includes a description of the project, additional maps of the project area, and answers to frequently asked questions. You can also request additional information or provide comments directly to SNG at (800) 793–4514. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4654 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2145–060] Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, WA (Chelan PUD); Notice of Settlement Agreement, Soliciting Comments, and New Procedural Schedule cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES March 23, 2006. Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Final Comprehensive Settlement Agreement. b. Project No.: P–2145–060. c. Date Filed: March 20, 2006. d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, Washington (Chelan PUD). e. Name of Project: Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project (Project). f. Location: On the mid-Columbia River, near the city of Wenatchee, in VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:18 Mar 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 Chelan and Douglas Counties, Washington. g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602. h. Applicant Contact: Gregg Carrington, Director of Hydro Services, 327 N. Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, (509) 661–4178, gregg@chelanpud.org. i. FERC Contact: Kim A. Nguyen, (202) 502–6105, kim.nguyen@ferc.gov. j. The deadline for filing comments on the Settlement Agreement is 20 days from the date of this notice, or April 12, 2006. The deadline for filing reply comments is 30 days from the date of this notice, or April 24, 2006. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. Comments may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. k. Chelan PUD filed the settlement agreement on behalf of themselves and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Washington Department of Ecology, the U.S. National Park Service, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the City of Entiat, the Entiat Coalition, and Alcoa Power Generating, Inc. The purpose of the settlement agreement is to resolve among the signatories issues regarding the relicensing of the Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project. The signatories have agreed that the settlement agreement is fair and reasonable and in the public interest. On behalf of the signatories, Chelan PUD requests that the Commission approve the settlement agreement and adopt it as part of a new license without material modification. l. A copy of the settlement agreement is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. You may also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. m. We are modifying our processing schedule for the relicensing of the Project. The schedule given in our Notice on January 30, 2006 is replaced with the following schedule: Target Date: Issue Final Environmental Impact Statement July, 2006; Ready for Commission Action October, 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4593 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests March 24, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection: a. Type of Applications: Preliminary Permit (Competing). b. Applicants, Project Numbers, and Dates Filed: Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company LLC filed the application for Project No. 12642–000 on January 25, 2006. Yadkin Hydropower LLC filed the application for Project No. 12651–000 on February 9, 2006. c. Name of the Project: W. Kerr Scott Hydroelectric Project. The project would be located on the Yadkin River in Wilkes County, North Carolina. It would use the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) existing W. Kerr Scott Dam. d. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. e. Applicants Contacts: For Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company: M. Clifford Phillips, Wilkesboro E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2145-060]


Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, WA (Chelan PUD); 
Notice of Settlement Agreement, Soliciting Comments, and New Procedural 
Schedule

March 23, 2006.
    Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed 
with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Final Comprehensive Settlement Agreement.
    b. Project No.: P-2145-060.
    c. Date Filed: March 20, 2006.
    d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, 
Washington (Chelan PUD).
    e. Name of Project: Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project (Project).
    f. Location: On the mid-Columbia River, near the city of Wenatchee, 
in Chelan and Douglas Counties, Washington.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602.
    h. Applicant Contact: Gregg Carrington, Director of Hydro Services, 
327 N. Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, (509) 661-4178, 
gregg@chelanpud.org.
    i. FERC Contact: Kim A. Nguyen, (202) 502-6105, 
kim.nguyen@ferc.gov.
    j. The deadline for filing comments on the Settlement Agreement is 
20 days from the date of this notice, or April 12, 2006. The deadline 
for filing reply comments is 30 days from the date of this notice, or 
April 24, 2006.
    All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: 
Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an 
intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to 
the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a 
particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document 
on that resource agency.
    Comments may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of 
paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 
CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web 
site (http://www.ferc.gov) under the ``e-Filing'' link.
    k. Chelan PUD filed the settlement agreement on behalf of 
themselves and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Washington 
Department of Ecology, the U.S. National Park Service, the U.S. Bureau 
of Land Management, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the 
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the City of Entiat, 
the Entiat Coalition, and Alcoa Power Generating, Inc. The purpose of 
the settlement agreement is to resolve among the signatories issues 
regarding the relicensing of the Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project. The 
signatories have agreed that the settlement agreement is fair and 
reasonable and in the public interest. On behalf of the signatories, 
Chelan PUD requests that the Commission approve the settlement 
agreement and adopt it as part of a new license without material 
modification.
    l. A copy of the settlement agreement is available for review at 
the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact 
FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at 1-
866-208-3676, or for TTY (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/
esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and 
issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, 
contact FERC Online Support.
    m. We are modifying our processing schedule for the relicensing of 
the Project. The schedule given in our Notice on January 30, 2006 is 
replaced with the following schedule:
    Target Date: Issue Final Environmental Impact Statement July, 2006; 
Ready for Commission Action October, 2006.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-4593 Filed 3-29-06; 8:45 am]
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